Answering a child’s question: A land of the free, home of the brave — for whom? | Ana White
By: Ana White - April 11, 2021
How do we explain the ‘Land of the Free, Home of the Brave’ idea to the children, who are seeing the broken promises play out in real time?
A Tale of Two Cities: The search for Harrisburg’s next mayor | Ana White
By: Ana White - February 9, 2021
One thing the next mayor must have is a healthy balance of desired outcomes rooted in near delusional hope and rational sobering reality.
The Big Buy-In: How cultural competency and cultural humility wins elections | Ana White
By: Ana White - January 10, 2021
This year's candidates will have to become clear navigators in their own limitations while holding up strong partnerships with respected culturally knowledgeable stakeholders.
Don’t buy the myth of pandemic productivity. Look after yourself. These are trying times | Ana White
By: Ana White - December 4, 2020
We may have more time, but those times are occupied by instability, constant reshaping, brainstorming, and figuring it out one day at a time.
Amid a fall COVID-19 surge, let’s call a time-out on sports | Ana White
By: Ana White - November 24, 2020
However, what we may push for in determination to keep normalcy could cost us more than we are anticipating losing.
The election is over. How do we move toward a better America? | Ana White
By: Ana White - November 12, 2020
As we tend to our wounds, and make peace in the process, perhaps one of the things we can agree on is that moving beyond election season will be no small feat.
Census 2020: How we miss the mark on collecting data | Ana White
By: Ana White - October 23, 2020
The decennial count does a bad job of capturing and reflecting the true diversity of America's Black and Brown communities.
So you’re suffering from election fatigue? You’re not the only one. Here’s how to cope | Ana White
By: Ana White - October 11, 2020
Many have opted out of participating in any political events, not because of their ignorance or disregard for civic duty, but for self-care.
What we’re talking about when we’re talking about the ‘Black vote’ | Ana White
By: Ana White - October 1, 2020
What, if anything, is so different about the "Black vote?" And what is behind the push to secure the vote of what is now seen as one of the strongest blocs in American politics?
Call of Duty: Mental health workers have a key role during police interactions | Ana White
By: Ana White - September 24, 2020
The city of Harrisburg and surrounding cities have been hit with hardships involving its citizens and police that have left many wanting to address law enforcement’s role in addressing mental health issues from the citizens they serve.
We’re saying her name over and over and over. Now grant Breonna Taylor justice | Ana White
By: Ana White - August 28, 2020
How can Breonna Taylor be socially relevant, but largely muted in the one space where it matters most: the criminal justice system?
The insanity behind voting: Why your mental health matters at the polls | Ana White
By: Ana White - July 24, 2020
It is in our best interest, in a world and time where anxiety, depression, and coping skills are at their limit, that we don’t mentally exhaust people out of voting.